Police: Accidental shooting sends victim to the hospital

HOLLYWOOD, SC (WCSC) – The Charleston County Sheriff's Office was called to a shooting at around 8:30 Saturday night after one person was shot in the stomach in Hollywood.

According to deputies 50-year-old Andre Wright of Hollywood walked into his bedroom loading his 22 caliber semiautomatic pistol, when it accidentally discharged hitting a 47-year-old woman in the stomach area.

Wright immediately called the Sheriff's Office and provided assistance to the victim until help arrived.

Both the victim and the homeowner acknowledged that the shooting was an accident. The victim was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities are investigating this incident and no charges are pending at this time.

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